Title: The Illustrated London News (Single Complete...
Publisher: William Little, London, England
Publication Date: 1852
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Overview and condition: complete issue containing pages 41-64 including Supplement; previously disbound from bound volume; Supplement pages very lightly age-browned. With numerous, and splendid engravings, and detailed reportage of current events, history, politics, economics, trade, architecture, personalities, art, theatre, and music, highlights include: lead article The National Defences; The New Dock, Southampton (with engraving); Proclamation of Louis Napoleon, President of the French Republic, to the French People; The Primates of England on the Royal Supremacy; The Australian Gold-Fields; Piracy and Murder in the Indian Archipelago; The Kaffir War (with engravings); H.M. Steam-Tender 'Alban' Rescuing the Crew of an American Brigantine (the American brigatine Mesardis, of New York, with engraving of rescue); Great Running Match for the Champion's Belt, and a Sweepstakes in Cash, in Copenhagen-Fields (with engraving); Suburban Artisan Schools - The North London Schools of Drawing and Modelling (with engraving); Sketches in Paris (including engraving State Visit of the French President Louis Napoleon to the Opera, and Removal of the Inscription 'Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite'); Meeting of the Operative Engineers at St. Martin's Hall (with engraving); The Great Exhibition (with engravings); The Royal Marionette Theatre (with engravings); Search for Sir John Franklin; The Burning of the 'Amazon'; the Supplement includes ficionalized humor (Arms Found! featuring Mr. Blogg; A Queer Bedfellow for a Christmas Eve; Miss Julia Splashton to Miss Mary Meek; poem The Philosopher and Her Father; Street Dogs; The Squanders of Squander Castle, by William Carleton; delightful full-page cartoons entitled The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, an Oxford Freshman by Cuthbert Bede (Part II)). Bookseller Inventory # 006780
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